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The Human Performance Unit is part of the Centre for Sports and Exercise Science at the University of Essex. The University of Essex is rated in the top 10 in the UK for the quality of its research and the Sport and Exercise Science undergraduate degree at Essex is consistently rated among the best in the UK and is accompanied by postgraduate courses and numerous research students.

The Human Performance Unit has looked after the needs of athletes for over ten years and worked with sportsmen and women from recreational to elite level with examples including Olympic divers, full time skiers, a Paralympic swimming gold medallist, professional squash players, elite boxers, professional football teams and numerous endurance athletes, to name just a few.

The HPU has grown to become one of the biggest units of its kind in the U.K. and benefits from being able to access academic staff working in the universities sports science department, many of whom are leaders in their field at the cutting edge of research. Our labs and facilities are the best in the region and among the best in the country.

Being from a science background means we never compromise on quality and always ensure testing and exercise prescription is provided to the highest standards. However we still understand the needs of athletes and as athletes ourselves can transfer the academic knowledge into ‘real world’ results, helping you to achieve peak performance.
 

 

 

 

 


 

 
 
 
 

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